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Northeast Nigeria – Increased violence and protection risks (DG ECHO, media, partners) (ECHO Daily Flash of 11 June 2020)

On 9 June, non-state armed groups (NSAG) killed 71 civilians in an attack against a remote village in Gubio Local Government Area (LGA) in Borno State. The attack occurred 12 days after an attack against another village in Borno’s Nganzai LGA during which NSAG killed at least 30 civilians and injured another 8. Apart from […]

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Mr Edward Kallon, the Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, statement on attack against civilians in Gubio, Borno

I am outraged and incensed by incoming reports of violent incidents against civilians carried out by non-state armed groups in Borno State, in which 81 civilians were ruthlessly killed and many others wounded. On the afternoon of 9 June, armed actors aboard motorcycles mounted a brutal attack on Felo community in Gubio Local Government Area, […]

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Northeast Nigeria Humanitarian Response: Monthly Health Sector Bulletin #5, May 2020

5.0 Million People in need of health care 4.0 Million targeted by the Health Sector 1.9 Million IDPs in the three States 2.0 million people reached in 2020 HIGHLIGHTS The Health Sector’s response to COVID-19 in Nigeria has built on existing multi-sectoral efforts to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis affecting the north-eastern region. The Joint […]

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Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment to Collaborate with NPC on Public Works Initiative

The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, has agreed to collaborate with the National Population Commission on the Special Public Works Initiatives, with the aim of engaging the nation’s teeming youthful population, for Sustainable National Development. The Honourable Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, disclosed this while responding to a request by the Chairman […]

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President Muhammadu Buhari Addresses the Nation on Democracy Day, June 12, 2020

To commemorate Nigeria’s Democracy Day, President Muhammadu Buhari will broadcast to the nation on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 7am. Television and radio stations as well as other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority and Radio Nigeria respectively for the broadcast.  Femi Adesina  Special […]